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Old 06-23-2015, 06:51 AM   #46
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On a side note - can you let me know what type of heated ring you use?[/QUOTE]


Very nice job!

A 6" plastic ball works for free and well until it gets really cold.

Since I'm sure it does in your area. I use this when I absolutely have to http://www.tractorsupply.com/en/stor...icer-1250-watt and no exposed elements. Fortunately I never have to use for more than a few days at a time. There may be less consumptive options.
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Old 06-23-2015, 07:19 AM   #47
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Temperature / location plays a big part. All you need is to keep an air hole open. As Colby stated the ball method works for him, I tried it and doesn't work effectively for me.
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Old 06-28-2015, 12:41 PM   #48
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You may need to put in a liner or a waterproof bottom to keep from losing the water into the ground and having to replenish (metered) from the tap.
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